Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; Case, Francis H. (Francis Higbee), 1896-1962; Big Bend Dam (S.D.)
The highlight of 1958 will be the closure of the Oahe Dam. Work will also get started on the intake structures at the power tunnels. The article also discusses the water use issues between power users and navigation interests.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams--South Dakota; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Soils--South Dakota; Hayes, Thomas J., Colonel; Casagrand, Arthur; Harper, S.O.; Kramer, Hans, Brigadier General; Carlson, Roy;...
To avoid encountering faulty Oacoma shale, the power tunnels will be straightened, shortened and dug to a greater depth. The intake control works will now be at the intake portal and the power house will be moved several hundred feet downstream.